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Dull and disappointing
What started as an exposé has degenerated into routine, superficial reporting. Where exactly did the electronic media slip up in the coverage of the Gujarat carnage? ZIYA US SALAM ruminates.
Cinema
A shot in the arm
AVM'S ``GEMINI'' has lifted the sagging image of the Tamil film industry. The producers of "Gemini" — M. Saravanan, M. Balasubramaniam, M. S. Guhan and B. Gurunath — have given a hit. After the box office disaster of ``Alli ...

Film Review



Music
Classically interpreted
THE SERENITY of the accepted idealism of Sankarabharanam was well presented by Sangeetha Sivakumar in her concert under the auspices of Nada Inbam. Striking glimpses of her motivation as not to be satisfied with merely the surface beauty of the ...
Divine flavour
GIFTED with a soft (too soft one might say) and malleable voice Bombay Jayashree Ramnath has fine tuned it further by assiduous training so that she is able to render rare sancharas, sangatis, idioms and phrases with the utmost ease which though ...

Theatre
Comedy amusing in parts
THE TAMIL play, ``Udhyogam Vayasu Lakshanam,'' presented by Dummies Communication at the Narada Gana Sabha recently raised some laughs and made few demands on the viewer. ``Hilarious play from the think tank of Sreevathson,'' said the ...

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